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Anyone Taking Trazodone With Their Maoi?


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#1 egodystonic_James

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Posted 22 April 2011 - 10:08 PM

Is it safe to take them together,? I'm in my washout period before taking nardil and I would love to take my trazodone. However, it it is contraindicated, (as drugs.com says), I'll be screwed if I take it now. It would reset my washout. Any advice appreciated!

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#2 VAL

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Posted 23 April 2011 - 01:25 PM

James,

Try calling a pharmacist and see if they know anything...be warned though...my pharmacist was an idiot when I tried to get information about Nardil but in general, they should know.
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Past Meds: Siniquan, Elavil, Imipramine, Zoloft, Seroquel, Abilify, Nardil, Emsam, Rozerem, Celexa and Ambien
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#3 Kay8

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Posted 23 April 2011 - 04:09 PM

It's offline so I can't check to be sure, but I think your answer is here: http://www.thecarlat...general/TCR.pdf

(The answer being, yes, small amounts of Traz for sleep are okay.)
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#4 tw0nk

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Posted 26 April 2011 - 08:19 PM

Hi James,
I take 90mg Nardil and was prescribed Trazodone for sleep. Can't find the bottle right now but it was a fairly low dose.
HTH,
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I love the smell of Nardil in the morning. The smell, you know that chemical smell. Smells like victory. Some day this war's gonna end...


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